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Old 02-19-2013, 06:13 PM
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wich should i get wood bottom or mesh? have a wood 5x8 now but need to get a bigger trailer due to new equipment. was just kinda wondering how long mesh last? or should i just spen extra few hundred for wood bottom
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Old 02-19-2013, 06:24 PM
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Wood. The mesh bottom trailers are mainly for light duty use and dont seem to hold up well. I would go with a pressure treated 2x lumber deck for a landscape trailer and an oak deck for an equipment trailer.
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:04 PM
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Definitely wood. Some kinds of mesh are also very slippery. Wood is cheaper to maintain and replace. Metal would rot right through in my climate.

What are you carrying with it? How long of a trailer you thinking, single or dual axle?
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Old 02-19-2013, 07:23 PM
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Stay a way from mesh bottom you don't want to loose your machines
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